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    Reagan’s Legacy: “The Sacred Value of Human Life”

    Today we celebrate Ronald Reagan’s 103rd birthday. A little-known fact about President Reagan is that he is the only President to have ever published a book in office—and it was a book promoting the culture of life. In it, he pledged that his Administration would champion the pro-life cause because … More

    Marching for the Dignity and Value of Every Life

    Today, hundreds of thousands of Americans will fill the National Mall in Washington, D.C., to participate in the March for Life and mark the 41st anniversary of the Supreme Court’s decision in Roe v. Wade.  The size of such a crowd, peacefully rallying in front of the U.S. Capitol, should … More

    Cruz: "Every Human Life Is a Precious Gift from God"

    As Americans prepare to march to the Supreme Court in subfreezing temperatures in today’s March for Life, Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) voiced his support. “Every human life is a precious gift from God, and our law should protect innocent human life,” Cruz said in a statement. “Yet 41 years ago, … More

    Pope Francis Unquestionably Condemns Abortion As Wrong

    Pope Francis is making news this morning after he suggested that abortion “kills children who will never see the light of day.” The popular Pope, who has consistently spoken against abortion, raises the issue just 10 days before the anniversary of Roe v. Wade. He noted that abortion is part … More

    Reagan's Legacy: "The Sacred Value of Human Life"

    Yesterday we celebrated Ronald Reagan’s 102nd birthday. A little-known fact about President Reagan is that he is the only sitting president to have ever published a book—a book promoting the culture of life. In Abortion and the Conscience of the Nation, published in 1983, Reagan explained what Roe had wrought … More

    Senator Orrin Hatch on Robert Bork's Legacy and Role of the Supreme Court

    Everyone ascending the steps of the National Archives building sees these words chiseled in stone: “Eternal Vigilance is the Price of Liberty.” No one was more vigilant than Judge Robert Bork, who passed away in December, in courageously defending principles that make our liberty possible. In 1968, then a Yale … More

    Heritage in Focus: 40 Years of Abortion (PODCAST)

    Research Associate Sarah Torre joins Heritage in Focus to discuss the 40th year of legal abortion in the United States under one of the most hotly contested Supreme Court cases in U.S. history – Roe v. Wade. She looks at how both sides of the aisle have evolved over the … More

    Morning Bell: Marching for Life

    Later today, hundreds of thousands of people will descend on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., for the annual March for Life. Crowds are expected to exceed last year’s 400,000 participants, to walk a now-familiar route to the steps of the Supreme Court to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the … More

    The Millions of Women Feminists Don’t Seem to Care About

    As they have done every year since the Supreme Court’s decision in Roe v. Wade, feminist groups have used the 40th anniversary of that ruling to faithfully reiterate decades-old slogans extolling the Roe ethic of abortion-on-demand, for any reason, as a boon for gender equality. But for the millions of … More

    Family Fact of the Week: Minority Families Suffer Most from the Prevalence of Abortion

    January 22 marked the 40th sobering anniversary of the Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision, which legalized abortion-on-demand nationwide. Now, many Americans are looking closer at the trends surrounding the practice of abortion. Today, half of all abortions are performed on minority women, according to the latest official figures published … More